Apr 22, 2018
My Shepherd
Series: Easter
God is our Shepherd, guiding us through this life. And though this life is given to us, this does not mean that God leaves us to go through it on our own. God is with us. Providing for us. Sustaining us. Restoring us. Leading us. Let us listen to the voice of the Shepherd, and follow. 
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  • Apr 22, 2018My Shepherd
    Apr 22, 2018
    My Shepherd
    Series: Easter
    God is our Shepherd, guiding us through this life. And though this life is given to us, this does not mean that God leaves us to go through it on our own. God is with us. Providing for us. Sustaining us. Restoring us. Leading us. Let us listen to the voice of the Shepherd, and follow. 
  • Apr 15, 2018Witness to it All
    Apr 15, 2018
    Witness to it All
    Series: Easter
    God calls us to be witnesses to the “good news” of the risen King and his Kingdom. We are introduced to Christ and then grow in our understanding of the all-encompassing reality of being a Christ follower. We grow from fear and doubt to experiencing new life every moment of every day to being witnesses. Let us open ourselves to grow in our relationship with Christ. To be so overtaken by his love and life that we can help but sharing it with others.
  • Apr 8, 2018Forgive or Else
    Apr 8, 2018
    Forgive or Else
    Series: Easter
    As followers of Christ we are given two powerful things: the Holy Spirit and forgiveness. God desires that we experience his presence every moment of our lives, and so God fills us with it. God also desires that we accept and embrace the lives he has given to us. And God knows that to do this we will need forgiveness. Let us pray that with the Holy Spirit in us and with the power to forgive, we may move deeply into God’s will for our lives and into God’s will for all of His Creation.
  • Apr 1, 2018Holding Firmly to the Good News
    Apr 1, 2018
    Holding Firmly to the Good News
    Series: Easter
     
     
    We can hold firmly to the Good News, whether we face the challenges of tomorrow, yesterday, or this moment. Proverbs tells us to "be still and know that I am God." What a wonderful phrase to remind us of the good news that no matter what, God is with us NOW. May the assurance of Easter and the new life that it promises be a reality for us today.
  • Mar 25, 2018The Christ Mind
    Mar 25, 2018
    The Christ Mind
    Series: Lent
    We can have the mind of Christ. A mind that listens to the Spirit of God and obeys. Let us listen to God’s Spirit this Holy Week. And as we relive the story of Christ and the Cross, let us also empty ourselves that we may be filled with new life in Him. 
  • Mar 18, 2018Pray Always
    Mar 18, 2018
    Pray Always
    Series: Lent
  • Mar 11, 2018Impatient on the Way
    Mar 11, 2018
    Impatient on the Way
    Series: Lent
  • Mar 4, 2018Out of Egypt
    Mar 4, 2018
    Out of Egypt
    Series: Lent
    God has created this life for us. And even though we know that sinfulness and separation from God is a reality in this world, God reaches out to us with grace. God gives us opportunities, through relationship with him, to live an abundant life in the light, though we be surrounded by darkness. During this Lenten season, let us be aware of the darkness on the outside and on the inside. Let us lean upon God’s grace. Let us follow God’s instructions for this life. And let us give thanks to God for our salvation.
  • Feb 25, 2018Father Abraham
    Feb 25, 2018
    Father Abraham
    Series: Lent
    God wants to establish a covenant with us...a covenant of the heart. God’s covenant with us begins with God’s grace. God’s ultimate expression of love...giving everything including himself in sacrifice of that love. God asks us to join in covenant so that we too may experience and express God’s love. Let us be grateful for our new names and our new lives in covenant with our God.
  • Feb 18, 2018The Sign of our Covenant
    Feb 18, 2018
    The Sign of our Covenant
    Series: Lent
    God wants a better world for us. When we fail to help God accomplish this, the Bible tells us that God is “grieved.” But we also find in the Bible that God’s preference to facing the challenges of life is to establish relationship with us. Our relationship with God is the solution, our purpose, that for which we have been created. The reason for all of creation. Let us give ourselves fully to our Covenant with God and to love, the sign of our covenant.
  • Feb 4, 2018Eagle’s Wings
    Feb 4, 2018
    Eagle’s Wings
    Series: Epiphany

    How do we define our life… our spiritual journey and our relationship with God? Do we see everything connected and full of purpose? Can we trust and believe that God uses “all things” for our good? When we get tired...as we know we will...let us remember that God is our strength. Let us pray to see and to live what is truly matters... what is eternally significant.

  • Jan 28, 2018Speaking Gods Word
    Jan 28, 2018
    Speaking Gods Word
    Series: Epiphany

    God is speaking to us. God has always made the effort to work with us and all our complications. God will continue to “raise up” prophetic voices “among us” who will “speak the word” of God for us to “follow.” Let us do all we can to listen. Let us expect the unexpected. Let us be prepared to deepen our relationship with God and to grow beyond what seem to be our limits of the present. 

  • Jan 14, 2018Speak, Lord
    Jan 14, 2018
    Speak, Lord
    Series: Epiphany

    God is speaking to us. Are we listening? In order for the cycle of any communication to be complete the speaker and hearer must do their parts. Let us do our best to know and understand the Holy Spirit, our great Communicator. Let us do our part to listen and receive the Word of God in our lives. And let us be open to whatever God life-giving word that God would like send to us, personally and as a corporate body.

  • Jan 7, 2018In the Beginning
    Jan 7, 2018
    In the Beginning
    Series: Epiphany
     As we begin a new year, a “year of invitation,” let us first prepare (and make room in) our hearts. Let’s remember that God is the first to invite us...to relationship, to love, to new life. Let’s consider that God’s invitation is for us to grow...together. It is through our changed lives that we are inspired to invite others to share in our own lives and in the love of the community that we are a part of. Let us ask for the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to open our hearts and lives, to prepare room for Invitation. The invitation to share in something special together.
  • Dec 31, 2017Prophets & Children
    Dec 31, 2017
    Prophets & Children
    Series: Christmas